Danielle Connor graduated from Central Washington University with both a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Masters of Professional Accountancy. She holds a valid CPA license and has over 12 years of experience in accounting and systems implementation.

Danielle’s experience spans public accounting at a regional firm, Peterson Sullivan, LLP in Seattle, WA to working as the fiscal manager for the Northeast Region of the Washington State Department of Natural Resources, to serving as the Controller for a large multi-entity manufacturing company in Northeastern WA. Prior to accepting this position she served as a financial consultant and project manager assisting with systems implementation for Epicor Software.

The Port of Benton contracted with Clifton Larson Allen for recruitment of this position. Danielle has a diverse background melding a sound accounting foundation paired with strong technical software and systems knowledge. She has supervisory experience managing a department of up to ten. “Danielle’s experience with capital projects, budgeting, international accounting, along with grant management made her a strong fit for the future direction of the Port of Benton” stated Diahann Howard, Executive Director, PPM ®.

“I am very excited to be joining the team at the Port of Benton and look forward to contributing to its continued success. I am honored for this opportunity to serve the Port and the community” Danielle Connor.